[lfs-support] Udev installation error - LFS chapter 6

Jasmine Iwanek jasmine at iwanek.co.uk
Mon Aug 20 09:25:34 PDT 2012

On 2012-08-20 16:01, Aleksandar Kuktin wrote:
>>On Mon, 20 Aug 2012 17:33:08 +0530
>>Oshadha Gunawardena <oshadha.rocky at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Tried that, and I managed to configure it (trace -
>> http://tny.cz/5f221035). But came out with a new error please refer
>> the below trace
>>   configure: error: The pkg-config script could not be found or is 
>> too
>>   old.  Make sure it
>>   is in your PATH or set the PKG_CONFIG environment variable to the
>> full path to pkg-config.
> It appears you are missing pkg-config and/or glib.
> These packages were at first not in LFS, then they were added because
> something (can't remmember what) had pkg-config as a dependency and
> glib depends on glib. Later, the two packages were removed because
> they were adding too much cruft to the book.
> Now, the details of the resolution of your problem (assuming the
> problem is in a missing package) depend on which exact versions of 
> the
> book and udev package you are using. I am not an editor and have not
> read the new versions of the book so I may give you bad information.
> However, I guess that if you take the newest release of the book and
> the release of udev that said book references, you will succed.
> Make sure to check if the particular version of the book you use has
> pkg-config, and if it does, do not skip it. Same for glib. In any 
> case,
> match the version of udev you are trying to build with the version 
> the
> book references.
> --
>    Fourth law of programming:
>    Anything that can go wrong wi
> sendmail: segmentation violation - core dumped

The book version he was using was 7.1, pkg-config is not in 7.1 and the 
commands in the book for udev have a workaround for the issue, the 
problem is that he didn't type out the command properly as I've already 
told him.

Jasmine Iwanek

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